JUDITH FEIN, Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, grew up in New York City where she learned a practical lesson in street smarts. She served as a Captain in Military Intelligence during the Vietnam War, and earned her black belt in
Tae Kwon Do, while serving in Korea.
Dr. Fein moved to the San Francisco Bay Area and in 1974 developed the Self-Defense for Women Program at San Francisco
City College. She also conducted the co-ed personal defense programs at SF City College and SF State University until 2013.
Judith Fein is the founder and executive director of The EVOLVE
Institute for Violence Prevention. She is the author of four books on Self-Defense– Are You Target? in 1981,Exploding The Myth of Self-Defense in 1993, How To Fight Back and Win in 1996 and Breaking The Intimidation Game in 2010. Dr. Fein currently resides in California in the Greater Palm Springs Area.